Back to the Shack
roots and blues
"Pippus is a refined tunesmith with serious pop hooks". Vancouver Province Newspaper
"'This City' sounds like the midnight musings of a man coming to terms with the outcome of his life." Earshot Magazine, April 2/09
"Born a Genius is Pippus’ second full length album. It appears that he has exorcised a few of his demons after the lonely pre-dawn lament of his first album, and he’s got stuff to say.
Opening with “Where I Come From”, lays down believability for the rest of the songs on the album. “Where I come from we believe in what we say” sings John. He has a gift for making us believe that he’s been down road and around the block, and is still kickin’ it." Earshot Magazine, Sept. 17/10 Favorite venues played include: The Bluebird Café (Nashville), Tractor Tavern (Seattle), The Yale Hotel (Vancouver), Canon’s Gait (Edinburgh) and Bruxelles Bar (Dublin). Shared the main stage with Jackson Browne in Green Bay Wisconsin during the 4th Annual Steel Bridge Song Fest.
some old school blues coming at ya